The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 13 (1935) > Issues > Issue 5 > Notes on Structural Engineering Work, University of London, Bloomsbury
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Notes on Structural Engineering Work, University of London, Bloomsbury

THE new building of the University of London, for which Mr. Charles Holden, F.R.I.B.A., of Messrs. Adams, Holden & Pearson, FF.R.I.B.A., is the Architect, and Mr. R. Travers Morgan, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E., the Consulting Structural Engineer, is situated on a lO 1/2 acre site in the Bloomsbury area. The portion at present in course of erection is the Senate House. This is situated at the South end of the site, and faces the British Museum. When completed, the total building will extend to the far end of Torrington Square, that is, the length will be nearly one quarter of a mile. In addition to the Senate House, visitors to the works will be able to inspect the foundations of the Tower, which joins the Senate House on its North side.

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